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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 10-19-2004, 12:43 AM Thread Starter
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I got my first Duc

I got my first Duc

1996 M900 Monster
Love doesn't come close to how I fell with this bike!
It has even made me question my loyalty to the GSXR family!
I haven't loved to ride this much since I climbed on a 1988 GSXR 750 way back when.
I may be trading my 03 GSXR 1000 for a 02 996.
I know its not as fast but, who cares!!!!!

Other than the maintenances, does anybody know if I should reconsider?
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post #2 of 34 (permalink) Old 10-19-2004, 01:54 AM
 
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Pic won't load up..but congrats! Jeeps84!! If ur that much in love with the bike,and it pushes all ur buttons in a good way..then by all means, go for it..we've all got our opinions on the best bikes to have..but it all comes down to what you like.

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Congrats!! European bikes do have different handling characterists than Japanese ones, don't they?

Forget the 996. Get a Mille! Not only is a Mille a better handling and quicker bike, the maintence costs are a LOT lower, too!
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Great to hear how much you love your bike, that's what it's all about!

BTW, the image is prompting for a password.
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Congrats!! European bikes do have different handling characterists than Japanese ones, don't they?

Forget the 996. Get a Mille! Not only is a Mille a better handling and quicker bike, the maintence costs are a LOT lower, too!
Just doesnt have the sex apeal!!!
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My best friend has a 996. It is an awesome bike. After I rode his 996, I sold my RC51 and bought a Mille R. Nothing compares to the Italian bikes in the handling department. They use top notch suspension equipment.

Congrats on your Monster! They're great bikes! My girlfriend has one. I love riding it. It is very nimble, handles like a dream.
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geez, is this post ever gonna look dumb when he gets that one pic fixed..
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geez, is this post ever gonna look dumb when he gets that one pic fixed..
I tried to fix! Don't know what's wrong. Sometimes it works and some times it don't!!!!
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I tried to fix! Don't know what's wrong. Sometimes it works and some times it don't!!!!
Dont sweat it...its cool..u can always try and load it up in the gallery if thats easier for ya!
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Let me just chime in and welcome you. Nice rides you have. I think you should keep the gixxer. But thats me.
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Let me just chime in and welcome you. Nice rides you have. I think you should keep the gixxer. But thats me.

dont listen to him about the gixxer...we're still waiting for the test results to come back.
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dont listen to him about the gixxer...we're still waiting for the test results to come back.

This just in. I am not NORMAL at all.
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Is it me or is it that everytime I come to this thread I get a MS passport.net pop up thing? Happened at home twice and once at work?!?!?!?




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Is it me or is it that everytime I come to this thread I get a MS passport.net pop up thing? Happened at home twice and once at work?!?!?!?

Nope its not just you. I get it to all the time. When I open the thread or try to reply and post. I think it is due to the pic.
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It is due to the pic..the pic is password protected so it keeps wanting us to sign in..im gonna take it down for now, the pic i mean..and then he can try and upload it into the gallery, that might work easier.!

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OK, so it wasn't the gas sniffing....

Whew, good thing, I was gettin worried!!




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[QUOTE=Gas Man]OK, so it wasn't the gas sniffing....

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atleast not this time...
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Right!!!




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Let me just chime in and welcome you. Nice rides you have. I think you should keep the gixxer. But thats me.
That's just 'cuz he's never ridden a Ducati!
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OK, so it wasn't the gas sniffing....
Sniffing gas eh? I use to do that as kid(adult) That may explain some unanswered questions in my life.
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